Paul Robertson, Tom Strawther, Kevin Hutchison and I made a trip to Mason County to fish the San Saba River. We were on a private ranch and had access to more than a mile of private water. Unfortunately, the river was low and off color. Fishing was very slow with only a few fish caught. … Continue reading San Saba River Trip
Reel Recovery held a retreat for 11 men at Camp Allen near Navasota, Texas on October 15-17. Camp Allen has a conference center set on a 50+ acre lake. Over the course of the weekend, the men engage in Courageous Conversations about living with their cancer and they fly fish. Many have never fly fished … Continue reading Reel Recovery Retreat–Navasota, TX
Reel Recovery is an organization that provides fly fishing retreats for men living with cancer. In a normal year, Texas hosts six retreats, three in the spring and three in the fall. Due to the Covid pandemic, all retreats in 2020 and spring 2021 were canceled. With the addition of Covid protection protocols, Reel Recovery … Continue reading Reel Recovery Retreat–Waring, TX
All Water Guides is sponsoring a clean up of the lower Colorado River on November 13. For those who have fished the Colorado below Austin, it is beautiful and a great fishery. The details for the clean up and how to volunteer are here.
This past weekend was the first Oktoberfisch in Fredericksburg. The weather was beautiful although the wind was gusty every day. The new venue shined and the fishing was the star. Oktoberfisch moved from Junction to Fredericksburg and the Edgewater Springs Resort on the Pedernales River. The new facility is fantastic and will be even better … Continue reading Oktoberfisch 2020
Oktoberfisch kicks off this Friday, October 16, 2020. Come out and a make new and renew old friendships, learn from master casters, fly tiers and fisherman, fish, and enjoy the Edgewater Springs Resort in Fredericksburg, Texas. The weather forecast is excellent for this weekend. More information at https://www.fredericksburgflyfishers.com/oktoberfisch/.
Fishing will be on the Pedernales River. According to the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers, a kayak shuttle will run all day Saturday, October 17. Club members have been scouting and fishing the local waters each week, and will provide shuttle participants transportation to and from access points. This year’s shuttle service, with communication by cell phones … Continue reading Oktoberfisch Kayak Shuttle
Living Waters Fly Fishing sent out a blast email in support of newly proposed regulations for Brushy Creek. According to the email, "If passed, the new regulations would put an end to extensive fish harvest through the use of cast nets, bow fishing, seine nets, trot lines, and bank lines along Brushy Creek from the Brushy Creek Lake … Continue reading TPWD Proposes New Regs for Brushy Creek
TPWD announced that according to an order from Governor Abbott, all state parks will be closed at the close of business April 7, 2020 in order to maintain the safest environment for visitors, volunteers and staff. No date for reopening is in the TPWD announcement. A link to the TPWD announcement is attached. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/TXPWD/bulletins/28548e1News Release, … Continue reading State Parks Ordered To Close Effective April 7, 2020
As discussed at the meeting last night, the Port of Corpus Christi has plans for a series of projects on or related to Harbor Island at Port Aransas including, a terminal for loading Very Large Crude Carriers and dredging the ship channel to 75 feet. The ecological impact of these projects and other related projects … Continue reading Harbor Island Projects and the Port Aransas Conservancy